Preparations are getting underway for the annual conference of the International Society of Fistula Surgeons which will take place this year in Dakar, Senegal between the 7th and 9th of December 2010.
In Kédougou Region in the eastern part of Senegal, WAHA International is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality.
The African Midwives Research Network, the University of Nairobi and WAHA International organized the 15th Midwives Conference.
From the 11th to 18th of July a fistula camp was carried out by Dr. Raassen and Dr. Mahendeka at the Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza, in partnership with WAHA International.
Yesterday Dr. Tom Raassen started a fistula treatment camp in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe with the participation of WAHA International. The camp will continue until the 8th of August and we are expecting many fistula patients to come for treatment. More updates on this camp to follow.
Dr. Kees Waaldijk concludes a fistula workshop in Sokoto state, Nigeria Based in the Maryan Abacha women and children hospital, the workshop provided surgical repair for twenty-three patients and training for one doctor.